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the bet and the oprah interview is in some ways the ultimate doubling of the bet, he pushes everything on the table and said, look, there is where i am going to try to do to get out of this. >> rose: so what are you looking for? each of you in the oprah interview? >> well, you know, i don't -- i was asking myself that same question and i really don't know what to say, like he will confess. >> rose: right. >> i don't, having done some reporting on lance armstrg i woul fool myself i could interpret the thoughts of a goldfish before i think i know what lance armstrong is thinking so judging his contrition is not an issue to me, strategically this looks like 15 years of deny, deny nye until there was about penny left from deneigh and let's see what we can get from confessing so i think a lot of people will try to interpret his emotions and mannerisms and to me, i am in a place where i understand i can't even begin to do that, beyond his confession -- >> rose: what are you looking for, daniel? >> i am looking for what he says to the people he hurt, i mean for what he says to them, this isn
part of the year and are now hovering in the $40 range. >> it's more a bet on the financial engineering skills of eddie lampert. and what his future plans are, that's up for anybody to decide. but it looks like, with him taking the reigns of the company, it's more going to be a breakup mode right now for sears. >> reporter: hartzell says the likeliest bet is lambert will try and sell-off some of sears' most well-known brands like lands end and kenmore. and he says don't forget the retailer's home appliance repair business, where margins are high. ruben ramirez, "n.b.r.," new york. > tom: stocks eased lower toda fothe second sessi in a row. it wasn't a dramatic move with the s&p 500 trading in a ten- point range with trader focus falling on quarterly earnings and forecasts. the index pared back earlier losses to end lower by just 0.3%. trading volume was 691 million shares on the big board and 1.75 billion on the nasdaq. the telecommunications sector saw the heaviest selling, falling 2.7%. the industrial sector was down 0.8%. now, it was the big phone stocks weghing the tecom stor with
is little changed against other major currencies with investors refraining from aggressive betting. the against the yen is changing at 89.74 to 75. meanwhile euro against the yen is at 119.38 to 42. mark players say all eyes are on what kind of bold measures the central bank can come up with if it's two achieve the 2% inflation market. investors expect trading to be volatile following the government and boj announcement. south korea's kospi flat pretty much. 19 1,9 1,986. we'll see where trading takes us. global unemployments on the rise. the international labor organization says the number of jobless people increased for the first time in three years as european credit woes continue to weigh on the global economy. officials announce on tuesday that nearly 200 million people worldwide were jobless in 2012. that's an increase of more than 4 million from the previous year. officials say unemployment grew not only in western countries but also in east asia and the middle east. nay say european debt problems affected emerging economies by hurting trade. youth unemployment is also on th
ending. anyone want to bet? >> not if you live in syria, mali, algeria, afghanistan, and a lot of other places. he said america will no longer be as involved, but the question is what will we do? the threat has not disappeared. al qaeda central has been dealt a serious blow. they are now active in north africa. the french are in the lead. how much will we help them? >> the french are in the lead in mali, not in nigeria. this is a french-speaking country. they are concerned, about francophone countries. it is because of economic interests they have in this francophone countries. the idea that france is stepping into a vacuum, they are not doing that. >> since when is the french all for altruism? i do not give a damn what they are there. they are stopping the rebels in mali and no one else is. >> president obama chooses a former prosecutor> she brought down john gotti, the head of the gambino crime syndicate and brought to justice the terrorists responsible for bombing the world trade center and embassies in africa. i would say that is a pretty good run. you do not want to mess with mary
in temperment and in words on the bet dealin dealing -- ceiling. >> charlie, i think he realizes he has a winning hand substantively on this and there will be caveats in just a moment. i was truck,-- struck, however that what this really, his last press conference his first term showed he should have had a lot more than he did. because he's rusty. if was almost analogy can be made to that first debate. he went on too long for a while. he stepped on his narrative some. and if you read t i think reads better than it looked. the reason i say i think he believes he has the upper hand on the debt sealing is because republicans have a losing hand. they don't want to hold the full faith and credit of the united states hostage to cutting entitlements. that's just not a winning hand but there are other games they can play in the middle on that and i think that obama did at best a fairly good job today in countering that. >> rose: major? >> well, the president uses press conference primarily, charlie, to tell the republicans in the countries that's watching and the bond markets and financial mark
. >> dr. schaffner i have to ask you the question that i bet you every other viewer is thinking which is i had a flu shot this year. does that make me impregnable at this point or does this mean i'm justas vulnerable as everyone se? >> ju remember, the influenza vaccine is a good vaccine but it's not a perfect vaccine. it works best in young, healthy, people who have a robust immune system but paradoxically in the people that we would like to protect the most, seniors, people with severe underlying immunological illnesses it's not as effective but even so it often provides partial protection. it will make a more serious illness milder. it can preventospitalition an of urse, deah. >> dr. more ito what do you tell people that ask you about sacs nation? obviously you tell them to go ahead and have it but what if they compaq and tell you, i got sick anyway? >> i think it's important to remember what dr. schaffner said and that is, it's not a perfect vaccine so even though you got sick you didn't end up in the hospital or get seriously ill. and the other thing, there are many respiratory viruse
. >> reporter: for a dozen years education policymakers bet more testing and more accountability would mean more learning. but the gains have been modest at best and achievement gaps persist. and then there's everything that's not on the tests-- like creativity, responsibility and self-motivation. leaders in business and academia say not enough is being done to develop these vital traits. one possible solution? give students ways to apply their learning to bigger things than taking tests. >> we're building robots that are made to collect resources which are ping-pong balls. >> reporter: this was 13-year-old nathaniel's introduction to the idea that nations compete for scarce energy resources. >> you can do whatever you want to make them do this but they have to be able to go out, get ping-pong balls and bring them back. >> reporter: building robots kicked off a four-month study of energy by eighth grade students at king middle school in portland, maine. it's the theme of all their classes and it's led by science teacher peter hill. >> the school's approach is if everybody's engaged, everybody's
made in the u.s., a big bet on american inginuity there. lots of focus today in our "market focus." here is susie. the mar stocindis finished xed for theecond session in a row, with apple again weighing on the technology sector. the stronger december retail sales figures and low inflation didn't lead to any early stock buying. after spending much of the session in the red, the s&p 500 was able to climb into positive territory in the final hour of trading, finishing up a fraction but enough to be a five-year high. volume picked up with 602 million shares on the big board. over 1.8 billion traded on the nasdaq. with a decent retail sales in december, the consumer discretionary sector led the gains, up 0.7%. telecommunications saw the heaviest selling, falling 0.9%. apple stock saw a second day of selling on heavier volume. several wall street analysts were out with encouraging comments after yesterday's worries over the company reportedly cutting orders for some iphone 5 components. the stock closed below $500 per share for the first time since last february. at least two analysts s
more products made in the u.s., a big bet on american inginuity there. lots of focus today in our "market focus." here is susie. the major stock indices finished mixed for the second session in a row, with apple again weighing on the technology sector. the stronger december retail sales figures and low inflation didn't lead to any early stock buying. afr ending mucof the session in the red, the s&p 500 was able to climb into positive territory in the final hour of trading, finishing up a fraction but enough to be a five-year high. volume picked up with 602 million shares on the big board. over 1.8 billion traded on the nasdaq. with a decent retail sales in december, the consumer discretionary sector led the gains, up 0.7%. telecommunications saw the heaviest selling, falling 0.9%. apple stock saw a second day of selling on heavier volume. several wall street analysts were out with encouraging comments ter yesterday's worri over the company reportedly cutting orders for some iphone 5 components. the stock closed below $500 per share for the first time since last february. at least
. >> 4wé: automakers are placing big bets on the luxury vehicle market this year. as ruben ramirez reports tonight, they're hoping that as u.s. economic recovery continues, more drivers will upgrade what they drive. >> reporter: automakers are optimistic the u.s. economy may be turning a corner and that in turn will spur consumers to spend a little extra on their next car. >> luxury seems to be on the upswing because people i think economically are on the upswing. when there's a little more confidence and a little more satisfaction in where the future is going to go, people treat themselves and they buy luxury cars. >> reporter: over the last three years, u.s. luxury car sales have grown 25%, sales of german brands have surged 50%. b.m.w. has been the leader in the luxury segment over the past two years. this week, the german car maker unveiled seven new models, looking to fill in gaps in its product portfolio. >> the ongoing challenge is how do we bring value to the u.s. segment. the luxury market has become incredibly competitive when the market contracted. >> reporter: the compe
city sgroup i think through the year as michael core bet gets his hands on all the issues but cost-cutting is going to be a feature of banking from here on out. you mentioned michael core bit, he is the new c.e.o. at city, this is his first earnings report. i know there was a lot of interest in what he said on the analyst call. did he talk at all about his grand plan for city? >> not really. i mean he was pressed by several of the questioners to speak to the sort of broader strategic issues. you have to remember he's only been there since october. it's clear that his study of the company all the aspects of the company is ongoing. he said that he would speak to the broader issues and the big plan later on. but i do think we saw a very, very different tone from him. he is very tough. he is very hands on. and it was a very different picture of city group than we've seen before. >> do you think he's the right man for the job? >> absolutely. he's got lots of banking experience, don't forget he's also got a chairman michael o'neill who's backing him up who is a cost-cutter and a very han
. pierce, florida. >> susie: and you can bet that companies like jamba juice are paying close attention to that issue. jamba is coming off a terrific 2012: it's been cutting costs launching new products and expanding outside the u.s. the stock surged more than 75% in the past year. earlier today erika miller spoke with c.e.o. james white and began by asking him what he sees as the biggest threat to jamba juice's positive momentum. >> we're thrilled with the results we had in 2012. we grew our same-store sales at really the top of our industry. we had eight consecutive quarters, growth over the last two years as we completed the turnaround of the country. we'll restore the company to profitability in 2012, which we're really excited about. >> reporter: as you know, mcdonald's is now selling smoothies and starbucks has gotten aggressively into the premium juice business. how coyou plan to fend off those comp pettative threats? >> the compittors actually expanded, we think, the awareness of the importance of better-for-you and good-for-you products. we are coming off growth in the face of
friday. >> how much you wajted to bet if they get it will you see a lot of product placement on that abc show. >> tom: more than a cup of coffee is what it will be worth. that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 3. have a great evening everyone, and you too susie. >> susie: goodnight tom. thanks for watching everyone. we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
. >> reporter: ever since the financial crisis whip-sawed the stock market, investors have bet big on bonds. from treasuries to corporates, the bond buying has been relentless, and the returns robust. but, it now seems the tide may be turning, as investors rediscover equities, and rebuff bonds. is it because something sinister is brewing in the bond market, or are stocks simply more attractive? u.b.s. bond expert mike schumacher says its the later. >> i think it's more exiting some of the safe haven positions they had in bonds rather than saying bonds themselves look unappealing for other reasons. >> reporter: when the u.s. government was teetering on the edge of default, the bond market looked like a good place to hide. and, now that it seems politics are out of the headlines, there's less of a need for investors to hunker down. but, some bond market pros say political risk is not going away for long. they point to the march first deadline for government spending cuts as a reason for investors to come back into bonds. >> it's always hard to parse the dialogue coming out of washington. but,
: steroids in baseball or betting on baseball. >> any cheats. i just think cheating in sport is something that just-- is it it kills everybody because it is killing a dream. it's killing something that is escapism for all of us and it has to be pure. >> rose: if lance armstrong says everybody else is doing it. >> it's the i was only obeying orders doctrine. it never carries any succor with me. there's no courage -- >> rose: have you interviewed lance armstrong? >> i've never interviewed him. i would feel very angry if i interviewed him because i know the damage he did to a lot of people, the deliberate damage. he was a nasty piece of work with a lot of these journalists. >> rose: threatening and lawsuits. you know the iteresting thing about that, you know, you know th you're lying, so you know who you are. >> it's an amazing thing to then go after people. to deny it but actively sue them and try to ruin their lives, get them fired, wher ruin their jobs and livelihood. more than that with him. he created this whole livestrong charity which raised hundreds of millions of dollars, on the fac
't believe we could or would andthey we hedging their bets to avoid paying the price if we didn't. of course we had to affect the american populous. we had to show parents where their sons and daughters were in a very difficult war a long way away. the first thing we had to was change people's attitude and say this is a new ball game. we're going to do this more seriously. we are going to do this right. we are going to focus and we are going to take everybody's interests into account. we can succeed and we will succeed. >> rose: success would be defined as? >> an afghanistan that could defend it'own sovereignty. did t thinkt was our mission to craft a perfect afghanistan. i thought it was our aspiration, our goal to create a strong enough afghan security force, stable enough relations with pakistan, and hopefully a legitimate and credible enough afghan government that it could hold together as a national state protected sovereignty. not perfectly. it will still have to do computer and counterinsurgency. >> rose: you have expressed some sense of ueaseabou politics and military mixing. in a
't. betting the threat of holding students back will won't be enough to guarantee that all third graders will learn to read. a number of nis organization reported that president obama will follow nature chuck hagel to be secretary of defense next week. but there was no official confirmation from the white house. this latest news caps several weeks of a public campaign for and against hagel's nomination. ray is back with this story. >> hagel says military action is not a viable, feasible, responsible option. prident obama-- for secretary ofdefense,huck hagel is not a responsle optn. >> suarez: former nebraska senator chuck hagel has not, so far, been nominated for the top pentagon job, but attacks like this tv ad began shortly after news accounts named hagel the frontrunner. they focus mostly on whether he's sufficiently pro-israel. >> there is an incredible level of concern about the kind of secretary of defense he would be, based on his foreign policy views and his foreign policy record, and the things he's said over the past dozen years of his political career. >> suarez: noah pollak i
like qualcomm. we can afford to invest for very long-term bets so we do, but there are not that many companies able to do that. un google does a very similar thing. they invest for long term, microsoft does it. look what happened to bell labs. bell labs is a shadow was what it was. it's a private sector thing poopts very scary. i think there is a huge place for the government in that, but not necessarily making all of choices, but providing the infrastructure so that great researchers stay in the united states and they do the research and they contribute that to the general knowledge. because a lot of incredible things have come out of government-sponsored research. >> rose: it's great to have you here, paul jacobs, c.e.o. of qualcomm, thank you. >> thank you. >> rose: pleasure. >> jad abumrad and robert krulwich are here, cohosts of "radiolab," devoted to ideas such as space, time, and mortality. it it's said they have digested all the storytelling and production tricks of everybody in public radio before them, invented some slick moves of their own andeated the rarest thinyou can c
they would otherwise? >> i would bet they're paying a little more. but if you compare rates in the bay area-- san francisco versus other communities-- we're right in the middle of the pack. and we're doing a lot more recycling than any other communities. >> reporter: residents currently pay about $28 a month for their trash bins; recycling and composting bins are free. but last month, recology requested a rate increase, and for the first time, wants to charge for composting and recycling bins, something recology says is necessary as the city moves towards eliminating its trash by 2020. >> sreenivasan: spencer reflects on his "trashy" assignment, the moves by his city to reduce waste, and the financial factors at play behind the scenes. his blog is on our web site. >> brown: and to the analysis of shields and brooks. that's syndicated columnist mark shield and "new york times" columnist david brooks. >> don't worry, we recycle. >> all right, so the week began with the inauguration, we talked on monday it ends with the white house appointment of the new chief of staff, mark. what is the new t
to the occasion. america prevails and america prospers. [cheering] and those who bet against this country have inevitably been on the wrong side of history. so it is a good moment to gaze upward and behold the statue of freedom at the top of the capital dome. it is a good moment to gain strength and courage and humility fromhose who are determined to cplethe ha finished dome. it is a good moment to rejoice today at this 57th presidential inaugural ceremony and it is the perfect moment to renew our collective face in the future of america. thank you and god bless these united states. >> chuck schumer, chairman of the joint committee and gave an unusually detailed seech. now to thenvocation. >> the invocation is by merley evers williams. >> to extending the promise of our nation's founding principles to all americans. mrs. evers will lead us in the invocation. >> the farmer chair of the naacp, widow of slain civil rights leader edgar medgar evers 50 years ago this year. >> america, we are here, our nation's capital, on this day, january 21st, 2013, the inauguration of our 45th president, barack
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